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Digital Curation 101: Cambridge

Organisation
Digital Curation Centre
Location
University of Cambridge
Country

United Kingdom

Language
English
Learning Objectives
-explore how digital curation can support and safeguard research;
-explore the digital curation lifecycle and researchers’ support requirements at each stage;
-identify the processes and activities involved in good practice for research data management;
-be aware of the free services and tools available.
Training Fee
Free.
Target Audience1
Managerial
Website
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/training/digital-curation-101
Contact E-Mail
events@ukoln.ac.uk
Date
09 Nov 2011 - 11 Nov 11

Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This one-day workshop provides an introduction to digital curation, the range of activities and roles that should be considered when planning and implementing new projects, and an overview of tools that can assist with curation activities. The target audience for these workshops are researchers and those who support research activity (data managers, information specialists) with funding body data management and curation mandates to fulfil. A key goal for these workshops is to bring together different communities of practice to share their experiences and to identify where, when and how they can best cooperate to meet data curation challenges.

1. Based on DPOE audience levels.

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